Help students become better writers with word choice. Here is a fast and free writing activity to help students improve their word choice. When 2nd, 3rd or 4th graders can identify commonly overused words, they can go for synonyms or more bold words to color their writing. This activity focuses on identifying an overused word in their own writing and working to improve word choice.
Improving Word Choice: Free Writing Activity
With common words like very, sad, really, fun and good it’s easy for students to fall into the habit of using them to a fault in their writing pieces. Have students identify a writing piece that has overused words and create an interactive journal. Use their new journal to improve their old writing piece with their colorful word choices!
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